Thursday 26 February 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Priscilla Lopez in the Bronx and Bruce Eisner.
The Naked City, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1948 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Priscilla Lopez in the Bronx: New York, USA; actress (In the Beginning, Kay O'Brien).
- Bruce Eisner: American involved with psychedelics, he wrote a book on LSD.
- Roberta Taylor: English television and film actress and author.
- David Edgar: English playwright and academic.
- Sharyn McCrumb: American author.
- Lynda Clark: Baroness Clark of Calton Scottish judge and politician
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1948 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra (Vocal Ames Brothers)
- Alvino Rey & His Orchestra - I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
- Slap Her Down Again, Paw - Arthur Godfrey
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